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county meaning

EN[ˈkaʊnti] [-aʊnti]
US
WCounty
  • A county, abbreviated Cnty. (US) or Co. (UK and Ireland), is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes, in certain modern nations.
  • When the Normans conquered England, they brought the term with them.
  • A county may be further subdivided into districts, hundreds, townships or other administrative jurisdictions within the county. A county usually, but not always, contains cities, towns, townships, villages, or other municipal corporations.
  • Outside English-speaking countries,
county
county
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
      Related Links:
      1. en countyhood
      2. en countylike
      3. en countywide
      4. en county town
      5. en county fair
      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of county for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "county" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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